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303. [TEXAS (State). CONSTITUTION]. Message
from the President of the United States, Transmitting the
Constitution of the State of Texas. Washington: HRED16,
1845. 28 pp. 8vo, new tan morocco over tan cloth, spine
with raised bands. Very
First edition of the first constitution of Texas as a state. Eberstadt, Texas 162: "The constitution under which Texas joined the Union. Mr. Streeter calls the Austin edition of this constitution one of the great Texas documents. Besides the constitution of 1845, this edition includes Anson Joness letter of transmittal, and other pertinent documents enumerated in Mr. Streeters note." Howes T116. Streeter 1613.